Michigan State, Ohio State and Wisconsin Earn Women's Indoor Track & Field Weekly Accolades




Feb. 13, 2012

Track Athlete of the Week

Christina Manning, Ohio State
Sr. – Waldorf, Md. – Westlake

  • Recorded second-place finishes in the 60-meter hurdles (8.16) and 200-meter dash (23.51) at the Don Kirby Invite
  • Her 200-meter dash time ranks first in the Big Ten and seventh in the nation this season
  • Earns her fifth weekly award of the season and the sixth Indoor award of her career
  • Last Ohio State Indoor Track Athlete of the Week: Christina Manning (Feb. 6, 2012)

Co-Field Athlete of the Week

Tori Franklin, Michigan State
Fr. – Westmont, Ill. – Downers Grove South

  • Placed first and set a school record in the triple jump (13.05 meters) at the SPIRE Invitational
  • Her effort ranks first in the Big Ten and fifth in the nation this season
  • Earns the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan State Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Tori Franklin (Jan. 16, 2012)

Taylor Smith, Wisconsin
Jr. – League City, Texas – Clear Creek

  • Placed first in the weight throw with a school record and NCAA-qualifying mark of 21.30 meters at the UW-Platteville Invitational
  • Her distance ranks first in the Big Ten and fifth in the nation this season
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Wisconsin Indoor Field Athlete of the Week: Dorcas Akinniyi (Feb. 7, 2011)

 

2011-12 Women’s Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week

Dec. 12
T: Aireonna Bailey, Jr., IND
F: Emma Kimoto, Jr., IND

Jan. 9
T: Christina Manning, Sr., OSU
T: Mahagony Jones, So., PSU
F: Kiley Tobel, So., MICH

Jan. 16
T: Rebecca Addison, Jr., MICH
T: Christina Manning, Sr., OSU
F: Tori Franklin, Fr., MSU


 

 

Jan. 23
T: Ashley Miller, Sr., NEB
F: Becca Buchholtz, Sr., MSU
F: Leah Eber, Sr., PUR

Jan. 30
T: Christina Manning, Sr., OSU
F: Stephanie Richartz, So., ILL

Feb. 6
T: Christina Manning, Sr., OSU
F: Leah Eber, Sr., PUR

Feb. 13
T: Christina Manning, Sr., OSU
F: Tori Franklin, Fr., MSU
F: Taylor Smith, Jr., WIS